On Sunday’s MTV Video Music Award Kanye West accepted the Video Vanguard of the Year Award. Closing out his acceptance speech Mr. West announced that he would be running for President of the United States in 2020. Clearly the unexpected announcement #broketheinternet. According to social media company Netbase, West was one of the biggest social media winners of the evening, clocking in 9,421 mentions Kanye also scored the top show hashtag #Kanye2020: with 9,421 mentions.
Check out a piece of Yeezy’s acceptance speech transcribed below: